Free Lecture on Type Design–Monday, Oct. 26 Free hour

Bequeath typeface specimen sheet

Bequeath typeface specimen sheet

The Art Department is pleased to present guest speaker, Elizabeth DeLuna, to lecture on the process of the design and development of “Bequeath,” a digital type family based on 18th century gravestone inscriptions. The lecture will include an examination of the original inspiration, visual exploration and primary research, as well as the use of relevant design technologies.

Monday, Oct. 26, 2015
Klapper Hall 401
Queens College, CUNY

Elizabeth DeLuna teaches undergraduate courses in graphic design, advanced typography and motion graphics. She received an MFA in Graphic Design from Yale University. Her research focuses on typeface design and motion graphics. She acts as a visiting critic for classes and portfolio reviews at SUNY Purchase, Parsons, School of Visual Arts, University of Connecticut at Storrs, Rowan University, Rutgers University and Studio in a School. Her client list includes: Showtime (where she spent 2 years as a staff designer), HBO, Cinemax, The History Channel, The Sundance Channel, TruTV, Cablevision and Public Affairs Television and PBS.

This event is made possible by the generous support of the Dean of Arts and Humanities, Queens College, CUNY.


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